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Qin I’s mausoleum

Qin mausoleum Terracotta Warriors

Qin the First’s mausoleum is an ancient burial site constructed in 210 BC and situated in Shaanxi province in China.

 

 

 

Location: Shaanxi province   Map

Constructed: 210 BC

 

 

 

 

Description of Qin the First’s mausoleum

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Qin the First’s mausoleum contains terracotta statues of over 8,000 soldiers, 130 chariots, 670 horses that stand guard over tomb of the first unifier of the country. Each figure is unique in appearance and outfit. It provides an important glimpse into culture and lifestyle of the ancient China. In addition to thousands of soldiers the terracotta army also contains musicians, acrobats and even officials. All this army was supposed to follow their emperor to the next World. Although the mausoleum was discovered in 1974 large portion of the burial complex including the tomb itself are still buried and waits for its time.

 

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